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Top Iraqi officials meet GCC chief in Baghdad

Baghdad, Feb 2 | Top Iraqi officials held meetings with Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), who is...

3 rockets fired at Baghdad airport

Baghdad, Jan 23 | The Iraqi military said on Saturday that three rockets were fired at the Baghdad airport, just three days after the...

Baghdad security breach won’t be repeated: Iraqi PM

Baghdad, Jan 23 | In the wake of the twin suicide bombings in Baghdad earlier this week, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi pledged that...

IS claims responsibility for Baghdad twin suicide bombings

Baghdad, Jan 22 | The Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings at a crowded market area...

21 killed in Baghdad twin suicide bombings

Baghdad, Jan 21 | At least 21 people were killed and 53 others injured on Thursday in twin suicide bombings at a crowded market...

13 killed in Baghdad twin suicide bombing (Lead)

Baghdad, Jan 21 | At least 13 people were killed and 30 others injured on Thursday in twin suicide bombings at a crowded market...

5 killed in Baghdad market suicide blast

Baghdad, Jan 21 | At least five people were killed and 10 others injured on Thursday in a suicide blast at a marketplace in...

Iraq PM confirms arrest of Baghdad Green Zone attack suspects

Baghdad, Dec 22 | Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has confirmed the arrest of several suspects for the latest attack on the heavily fortified...

4 killed in IS attack near Baghdad

Baghdad, Nov 9 | Four people were killed and three others injured in an Islamic State (IS)attack near Baghdad, the Iraqi military said on...

Iraqi forces launch anti-IS offensive near Baghdad

Baghdad, Oct 20 | Iraqi security forces launched an offensive to hunt down extremist Islamic State (IS) militants in one of their major hideouts...

3 rockets hit Baghdad Airport, 4 cars damaged

Baghdad, Sep 7 | Three Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad Airport, damaging four vehicles, the Iraqi military said.The attack took place in the evening...

Macron in Baghdad on first official visit

Paris, Sep 2 | French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday arrived in Baghdad on his first official visit to the Iraqi capital for talks...

US-led coalition hands over military base near Baghdad

Baghdad, Aug 24 | The US-led international coalition forces, tasked with fighting the Islamic State (IS) terror group, has handed over a military base...

Roadside bomb hits trucks convoy in Baghdad

Baghdad, Aug 23 | A roadside bomb exploded near a convoy of trucks carrying equipment belonging to US troops in Baghdad, an Iraqi Interior...

Rocket hits Baghdad’s Green Zone

Baghdad, Aug 17 | A Katyusha rocket hit Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses some of the main Iraqi government offices and the...

French FM in Baghdad to support Iraq, boost bilateral ties

Baghdad, July 17 | French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived in Baghdad to discuss bilateral relations and confirm his country's support to Iraq...

Rocket attack on Baghdad Green Zone foiled

Baghdad, July 11 | Iraqi security forces announced that it foiled a Katyusha rocket attack targeting the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad.The troops...

Well-known Iraqi political expert shot dead

Baghdad, July 7 | Hisham al-Hashimi, a well-known Iraqi political and security expert, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the capital Baghdad, an...

24 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq

Baghdad, June 27 | A total of 24 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a security operation and airstrikes in Salahudin province in...

Rocket lands near Baghdad airport, no casualties

Baghdad, June 23 | A Katyusha rocket landed near the Baghdad International Airport without causing casualty, the Iraqi military said.The attack took place on...

4 rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone

Baghdad, June 18 | Four Katyusha rockets on Thursday hit the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad without causing casualties, the Iraqi military said.The...

US, Iraq hold online strategic dialogue over bilateral ties

Baghdad, June 12 | Baghdad and Washington held an initial session of strategic dialogue by video conference to discuss bilateral ties and counter-terrorism efforts,...

2 rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone

Baghdad, June 11 | Two Katyusha rockets were fired at the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, said a source from the Iraqi Interior...

Chinese-built lab inaugurated in Baghdad to contain COVID-19

Baghdad, March 25 | A new PCR laboratory built by the Chinese team of experts was inaugurated on Wednesday in Baghdad, as part...

2 rockets hit military base near Baghdad

Baghdad, March 17 | Iraqi military said on Tuesday that two rockets hit a military base housing international coalition forces near Baghdad.The rockets on...

Rockets hit military base housing US forces near Baghdad

Baghdad, March 14 | Fresh rocket strikes on Saturday targeted a military base housing US forces near Iraqi capital Baghdad for a second time...

15 injured in Baghdad clashes

Baghdad, Feb 24 | At least 15 people were injured in clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces, an Interior Ministry official said.The clashes...

Iraqi PM condemns rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Baghdad, Jan 27 | The Iraqi caretaker Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Sunday condemned the rocket attack on the US embassy in the...

Four rockets land near US embassy in Baghdad

Baghdad, Jan 27 | Four Katyusha rockets on Sunday landed near the US embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad, capital...

Fresh anti-US protests grip Baghdad

Baghdad, Jan 25 | Tens of thousands of people filled the streets of Baghdad to protest against the presence of US troops in Iraq.Protesters...

New casualties in fresh Iraq anti-govt protests

Baghdad, Jan 21 | Two members of the Iraqi security forces and three protesters were killed in clashes that erupted during anti-government rallies in...

2 rockets hit military base housing US troops near Baghdad

Baghdad, Jan 15 | Two Katyusha rockets on Tuesday hit a military base housing US troops near the Iraqi capital Baghdad, an Interior Ministry...

Turkish FM in Iraq for talks on boosting ties

Baghdad, Jan 10 | Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Baghdad to hold talks with Iraqi leaders over means to develop bilateral relations...

4 mortar rounds hit Baghdad’s Green Zone

Baghdad, Jan 6 | Four mortar rounds hit on the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad, which houses the US embassy and the...

Thousands mourn Soleimani, other ‘martyrs’ in Baghdad

Baghdad, Jan 5 | Thousands of Iraqis took part in the funerals of eight people killed in a US airstrike on Baghdad, among them...

Mourners gather in Baghdad for Soleimani’s funeral procession

Baghdad, Jan 4 | A huge crowd of mourners gathered in Iraq's capital Baghdad on Saturday to participate in a funeral procession for the...

US-led coalition, Iraqi military deny new Baghdad airstrike

Baghdad, Jan 4 | The US-led coalition and the Iraqi military on Saturday denied any fresh airstrike north of Baghdad, after it was reported...

Iraq paramilitary group’s convoy attacked in Baghdad

Baghdad, Jan 4 | A convoy of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) or the Hashd Shaabi was attacked on Saturday in northern Baghdad, the...

Soleimani used Baloch militants against Pakistan

New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 3 | Iran's most powerful military commander Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a US drone strike on Thursday in Baghdad...

US embassy in Baghdad urges American citizens to leave

Baghdad, Jan 3 | The US Embassy in Baghdad on Friday called on all American citizens to leave Iraq immediately following the death of...

US embassy in Baghdad suspends consular operations

Baghdad, Jan 2 | The US embassy in Baghdad announced the suspension of all public consular operations until further notice following an attack by...

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Strong bounce back witnessed for toll road assets: ICRA

New Delhi, April 10 | India's toll roads are likely to witness a 14-15 per cent growth in collections in FY22, ratings agency ICRA...